Dec 13

A view days ago we wrote that the police of Australia issued a warning about Apple Maps to travelers, after several travelers became stranded in the Murray-Sunset National Park trying to reach the city of Mildura using Apple’s directions. Apple did fix the iOS 6 Maps error, but today CNET Australia posted some photos of a new Samsung Galaxy S III display on George Street in Sydney saying “Oops, should have got a Samsung Galaxy S III. Get navigation you can trust”. The ad is placed next to a mud-covered white SUV alongside some camping equipment. » Samsung Targets Apple Maps With New Ad Display In Australia

Nov 19

Sony, the Japanese giant is planning to create a handset that will compete with the iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy S III. Sony’s “killer phone” is officially due early next year, but do people really care? Sony’s new mobile head Dennis Van Schie said that Sony “will create, in the near future, a flagship model that can compete with Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy S III”. He also said that Sony is watching closely how Windows Phone 8 develops and won’t be caught on the wrong foot should Microsoft’s platform pick up steam. » Sony Planning To Create A iPhone 5 & Samsung Galaxy S III Killer Phone?

Nov 09

Strategy Analytics released a report estimating that Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone overtook the iPhone 4S for the top spot in global shipments in Q3 of 2012. “Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone model shipped 18.0 million units worldwide during the third quarter of 2012. The Galaxy S3 captured an impressive 11 percent share of all smartphones shipped globally and it has become the world’s best-selling smartphone model for the first time ever.» Samsung Galaxy S III To Top iPhone 4S In 3Q 2012 Worldwide Shipments

Oct 12

Samsung today launched a smaller version of its Galaxy S III handset, called Galaxy S III Mini and comes with a 4-inch screen just like the iPhone 5. In their press release they note “The GALAXY S III mini brings the high performance, intuitive ease-of-use and nature-inspired design of the GALAXY S III to an elegant, compact smartphone with a 4.0-inch screen. It can be an optimal choice for consumers who are looking for more practical smartphones.” The Mini is 121.55mm long, 63mm wide and 9.85 thin, weighing in at 111.5g. This makes it shorter, narrower, thinner and lighter than the Galaxy S III. » Samsung Launches Galaxy S III Mini With Four-Inch Display

Sep 17

PrimadeLabs posted the first iPhone 5 benchmark from Geekbench showing an iPhone5,2 device running iOS 6 with a Dual-Core 1.02GHz ARMv7 processor and 1GB of RAM. The total performance score of the “iphone 5,2” model is 1601, while the average score for the iPhone 4S is 629 and the average score for the iPad 3 is 766. A full list of iPod, iPhone and iPad scores can be found here. Apple claimed that the new A6 processor will be twice as fast as the A5 processor or any older iDevice models and a average score of 1601 proves this. » iPhone 5 Dual Core 1GHz A6 CPU Appear In Geekbench

Sep 16

and Businessinsider have published a new print ad that Samsung will be running in national newspapers today. “And so Samsung is greeting the arrival of the iPhone 5 with an ad that will run tomorrow in certain national and local newspapers (how modern). It is not a flattering ad. It suggests that the iPhone 5 isn’t even good enough to be, well, a copy of the Galaxy S3.” In this ad, called “It doesn’t take a genius.” you can see an comparison of software and hardware features between the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S III which ends with “The Next Big Thing Is Already Here”. Check out the full ad after the break. » Samsung Created Anti iPhone 5 Newspaper Ad

May 03

Samsung just announced the Galaxy S III at the Unpacked event today in London, and it will be launched in Europe at the end of this month. Samsung is Apples biggest competitor in the Smartphone space.  The Galaxy is upgraded with a 4.8-inch 720P SuperAMOLED display and weights 133 grams. Some interesting features are S Voice (which is like Siri), Scan and Match for Music (which is like iTunes Match) and Airplay-like “AllShare Cast” adapter for streaming your content to your HDTV. Check out the movie above to get an idea of the new Galaxy S III. » Samsung Announced Galaxy S III